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Observation by Jonathan Hartwell: M81 - second attempt

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Jonathan Hartwell

Observer

Jonathan Hartwell

Observed

2021 Mar 29 - 21:00

Uploaded

2021 Apr 03 - 21:06

Objects

M81

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Constellation

Ursa Major

Field centre

RA: 09h55m
Dec: +69°03'
Position angle: +102°03'

Field size

0°24' × 0°27'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher Explorer 150PDS
  • Skywatcher Evoguide 50ed
  • HEQ5 Pro belt modded
  • ZWO ASI120MM mini
  • ZWO ASI533MC Pro
  • ZWO ASIAIR Pro
Exposure

10 x 600s light frames @ 150 gain, 10 x 600s darks, 60 x bias and 60 x flats

Location

Essex, bortle 6 skies

Target name

M81 - Bodes galaxy

Title

M81 - second attempt

About this image

My second attempt at M81 and my fifth attempt at imaging a DSO. 

I still have so much to learn but think it is moving in the right direction!

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